SHORT RIDDLES

Fun Facts (Hints)

Here is a bit of insight relating to riddles in the form of historical facts:
  • Many ancient cultures used riddles as a form of contest, and sometimes getting the right answer was a matter of life and death.
  • Archaeologists have found many brain teasing artifacts written on the walls of ancient temples in the Eastern world.
  • A variety of African cultures have used and still use riddles to pass along traditional messages and beliefs generationally.
  • People in Ancient Greece who were able to solve riddles were more popular in this society as they were very much admired by the people who couldn't.
  • The earliest example of a written puzzle/riddle that we have today is said to be from Babylonian times.
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    What Gets Broken Without Being Held Riddle

    Hint:
    A promise.
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    Not A Puddle Riddle

    Hint:
    Mirror
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    Come Closer Riddle

    Hint:
    Aragog.
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    What Comes Next Riddle

    Hint:
    E. Each item is the first letter(s) of one of the seven continents:

    1. Asia
    2. North America
    3. Africa
    4. South America
    5. Australia
    6. Antarctica
    7. Europe
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    Disapproving Lemons Riddle

    Hint:
    Because she was a little tart!
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    Small And Yellow

    Hint:
    Lemon
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    Tree's Swimming Attire Riddle

    Hint:
    Its trunks!
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    Dies When It Drinks Riddle

    Hint:
    A candle
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    Flipping Heads And Tails

    Hint:
    A coin
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    You Cant See Me Riddle

    You can't see me, you can only feel me. I am?
    Body parts remaining: 6
    ?
    ?
    ?
    ?
    Hint:
    Wind
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